Traudel PICHLER was born on Octo­ber 13, 1941 in Mül­heim an der Ruhr (D). In 1948 the fam­i­ly emi­grat­ed to the USA, from where they returned in 1956. From 1960 to 1961 Traudel Pich­ler stud­ied graph­ics at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Karl­sruhe. In 1961 she moved to Vien­na and con­tin­ued her stud­ies at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts (mas­ter school for graph­ics and paint­ing), which she grad­u­at­ed in 1965. Her first exhi­bi­tion took place in the same year in the gallery of the Aus­tri­an State Print­ing House in Vien­na. After com­plet­ing her stud­ies, the artist set­tled in Salzburg. She trav­eled to Italy (Rome grant 1969), Great Britain (British Coun­cil grant, Lon­don 1969) and Spain. Dur­ing these years, Traudel Pich­ler estab­lished him­self in the Aus­tri­an art scene. In 1969 the artist was appoint­ed to the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na (teach­ing posi­tion for graph­ics and paint­ing) and returned to Vien­na. Traudel Pich­ler received the Low­er Aus­tri­an Paint­ing Pro­mo­tion Prize (1969), the Aus­tri­an State Prize for Paint­ing (1975) and the Low­er Aus­tri­an Cul­ture Prize (1983). In the same year a large per­son­al event takes place in the Low­er Aus­tria Doc­u­men­ta­tion Cen­ter in St. Pöl­ten. Traudel Pich­ler dies on July 1, 2002.
1978 – first exhi­bi­tion in the gallery Welz.

Traudel PICHLER was born on Octo­ber 13, 1941 in Mül­heim an der Ruhr (D). In 1948 the fam­i­ly emi­grat­ed to the USA, from where they returned in 1956. From 1960 to 1961 Traudel Pich­ler stud­ied graph­ics at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Karl­sruhe. In 1961 she moved to Vien­na and con­tin­ued her stud­ies at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts (mas­ter school for graph­ics and paint­ing), which she grad­u­at­ed in 1965. Her first exhi­bi­tion took place in the same year in the gallery of the Aus­tri­an State Print­ing House in Vien­na. After com­plet­ing her stud­ies, the artist set­tled in Salzburg. She trav­eled to Italy (Rome grant 1969), Great Britain (British Coun­cil grant, Lon­don 1969) and Spain. Dur­ing these years, Traudel Pich­ler estab­lished him­self in the Aus­tri­an art scene. In 1969 the artist was appoint­ed to the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na (teach­ing posi­tion for graph­ics and paint­ing) and returned to Vien­na. Traudel Pich­ler received the Low­er Aus­tri­an Paint­ing Pro­mo­tion Prize (1969), the Aus­tri­an State Prize for Paint­ing (1975) and the Low­er Aus­tri­an Cul­ture Prize (1983). In the same year a large per­son­al event takes place in the Low­er Aus­tria Doc­u­men­ta­tion Cen­ter in St. Pöl­ten. Traudel Pich­ler dies on July 1, 2002.
1978 – first exhi­bi­tion in the gallery Welz.


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